Independence Blue Cross Student Rec Center (IBC)

 

  • ALL CAMPUS RECREATION FACILITIES ARE CLOSED FROM SATURDAY, 8/11 THROUGH MONDAY, 8/20 FOR CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
  • Welcome Week 2018 (8/21-8/26) Hours of Operation
  • Labor Day Weekend (August 31-September 3) Hours of Operation

 

Regular Semester Hours of Operation (Begins Monday, August 27th)

Days Hours
Monday-Thursday 6:00am - 11:00pm
Friday 6:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 10:00pm

At a Glance

Front Check-In Counter: 215.204.2200

Open since the beginning of the 1998 spring semester, the Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides patrons with a variety of quality recreational opportunities and is the primary area for general fitness activities and programs. Access is available to students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Temple University who have paid the rec fee; access policies are strictly enforced. Located at the corner of 15th Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue, the entrance to the center is off of 15th Street across from the parking garage.

Facility Policies:

  1. Patrons must be 18 years or older and have valid Campus Recreation access to enter Campus Recreation facilities.
  2. Patrons must carry a valid Temple University issued identification card at all times.
  3. Use of Campus Recreation facilities and programs is voluntary.  Patrons assume all risk associated with participation.
  4. The following actions are cause for immediate dismissal from the facility and may result in temporary or permanent loss of privileges:
    • Disorderly conduct
    • Inappropriate behavior
    • Abuse of facility or equipment
    • Abuse of staff members
    • Disregard for Campus Recreation policies
    • Violation of university policies and procedures including, but not limited to, the Student Conduct Code
  5. Personal items that are not in use must be stored in a locker.  Campus Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  6. Equipment must be used as intended by the manufacturer.
  7. Staff has the right to prohibit any outside fitness equipment.
  8. Proper footwear is required at all times.  Proper footwear is defined as a sneaker that has a rubber, non-marking sole and covers the entire heel and top of the foot.
  9. Shirts must be worn at all times within Campus Recreation facilities.
  10. Food and non-sealed beverages are restricted to lounge areas.  All drinks must be in sealed, non-glass containers while in activity areas.
  11. Unauthorized use of camera/video/audio recording devices is prohibited.  Authorization must be in writing and may only be provided by Camus Recreation full-time staff.
  12. Personal music playing devices must be used with headphones at all times.
  13. Personal Training services may only be administered by Campus Recreation staff.  Unauthorized Personal Training is strictly prohibited.
  14. Weights must be controlled at all times.  Slamming, dropping and throwing of weights or equipment is prohibited.
  15. Return all weights and equipment to proper storage areas after use.
  16. Organized groups must receive proper approval to exercise within Campus Recreation facilities.

Events

These are the open hours for informal recreation and fitness offerings at the Main Campus Recreation facilities. Students MUST present their TUID and have rec access.

Tuesday Aug 21st

TUF (1600 N Broad St, 2nd floor, Suite 2122)

Noon-8:00 p.m.

Pearson and McGonigle Halls (1800 N Broad St):

---3rd Floor Rec Courts: Noon-8:00 p.m.

---Main Office Suite 303: 8:30am-5:00pm

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 8:00pm

These are the open hours for informal recreation and fitness offerings at the Main Campus Recreation facilities. Students MUST present their TUID and have rec access.

Wednesday, Aug. 22nd - Friday, Aug. 24th

IBC Student Rec Center (1701 N 15th St.)

11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

TUF (1600 N Broad St, 2nd floor, Suite 2122)

Noon-8:00 p.m.

Pearson and McGonigle Halls (1800 N Broad St):

---3rd Floor Rec Courts: Noon-10:00 p.m.

---Main Office Suite 303: 8:30am-5:00 p.m.

Aramark Student Training and Recreation (STAR) Complex (1800 N. 15th St. at Montgomery Ave)

---Weight Room: 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

---Climbing Wall: 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:00pm

hese are the open hours for informal recreation and fitness offerings at the Main Campus Recreation facilities. Students MUST present their TUID and have rec access.

Saturday, Aug. 25th - Sunday, Aug., 26th

IBC Student Rec Center (1701 N 15th St.)

11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

TUF (1600 N Broad St, 2nd floor, Suite 2122)

1:00-8:00 p.m.

Pearson and McGonigle Halls (1800 N Broad St):

---3rd Floor Rec Courts: Noon-8:00 p.m.

Aramark Student Training and Recreation (STAR) Complex (1800 N. 15th St. at Montgomery Ave)

---Weight Room: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

---Climbing Wall: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 11:00am to Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 9:00pm

Half lockers cost $13 and full lockers cost $20. Payment options include cash, check/money order, and Diamond Dollars

Monday, August 27, 2018 (All day)
Pearson Hall
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

Need a place to put your things while you use one of our facilities? Lockers are available at Pearson and McGonigle Halls and IBC Student Recreation Center. Half lockers cost $13 and full lockers cost $20. Payment options include cash, check/money order, and Diamond Dollars.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 (All day)
Pearson Hall
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

Campus Rec is raffling off a Campus Rec Flag T-shirt this week in celebration of our Armed Forces, Police, Fire and Emergency personnel.  Raffle locations are in all Campus Rec facilities. Winners will be emailed. Must have rec access.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, September 11, 2018 (All day)
Pearson Hall
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

Show off your competitive edge in our 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. There is a 12-team limit for the tournament.
Registration for this event begins on September 4 and ends on October 2 at the information desk at the courts. For questions, please contact Assistant Director of Facilities, Devon Rembert at 215-204-0591 or devon.rembert@temple.edu.

 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 (All day)
Pearson Hall
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

Interested in becoming an aerobic instructor? Here's your chance! AAAI-ISMA certification classes are $99, plus the cost of books, and require prior registration. To register, call 609-397-2139 or visit the AAAI-ISMA Fitness website.

All certification lectures will take place at the IBC in Rooms 204 & 205. Aquatic certifications will meet at 204, unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
IBC Student Rececreation Center
1701 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

In an effort to raise money to support the Temple University Service Immersion Program, we will be hosting different themed cycling sessions throughout the day! For a small donation you can come cycle to your favorite decades, genres and other themes! Must have rec access.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 (All day)
IBC Student Rececreation Center
1701 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US

Three sports (basketball, soccer, and hockey) and three challenges (shooting, passing, dribbling). IBC Student Rec Center, Erny Outdoor Courts. Must have rec access.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
IBC Student Rececreation Center
1701 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
Pennsylvania US